"If you do not have mirth, you will certainly have madness."
From Lunacy and Letters
"You cannot be too solemn about golf..."
From a Treatise on the argument that Die Hard is a Christmas movie
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From Charles Dickens
"... the suburbs have voted that comfort is a gross and material thing."
November 26, 2022
Children are naturally curious creatures and with so many under one roof coupled with the fact that we homeschool, we are frequently looking things up to answer the various questions that arise. For instance, the children found that one of the chickens had laid an egg...
Happy Feast Day of Saint Margaret of Scotland!
Saint Margaret of Scotland was the Catholic queen that tamed her wild, Scottish husband. She had a special devotion to the poor and for spreading the faith throughout her kingdom. She had eight kids and a love for prayer. Her spare time was spent: feeding,...
From The Habit of Being
"I distrust pious phrases..."
Saturday Morning Fairy Eggs
November 12, 2022 Children are naturally curious creatures and with so many under one roof coupled with the fact that we homeschool, we are frequently looking things up to answer the various questions that arise. For instance, the children found that one of the...
From Charles Dickens
"...as easily lost as gossamer."
George Washington’s World
by Genevieve Foster I read this with my son for his history class. The concept of this book was very cool. It went through the main stages of George Washington's life and told what was going on during those time periods not only in his life but also in the United...
Man must have just enough faith in himself to have adventures...
Putting the Hallowed back in Halloween
My Childhood Halloweens As a kid in a non-religious household, I enjoyed all the secular aspects of Halloween. the art projects at school my mother putting up a few decorations picking a costume my mother refusing to buy it so then making a costume going door to...